yok

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Reversal of goy, with final devoicing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

yok (plural yoks)

  1. (pejorative) A non-Jew; a Gentile.
    • 2006, Howard Jacobson, Kalooki Nights, Vintage 2007, p. 162:
      I'd been warned about just such a day, when the yoks would come with their white-boned fists and start knocking us about.

Marshallese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • MED Phonemes: {yẹkʷ}
  • IPA Phonemes: /jɘkʷ/
  • IPA Articulation: [e̯e͡okʷ]

Noun[edit]

yok

  1. you (singular); thou.

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Turkic yok, from Proto-Turkic *yōk, *jōk (is not, there is not).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

yok (definite accusative [[{{{1}}}#Turkish|{{{1}}}]], plural [[{{{2}}}#Turkish|{{{2}}}]])

  1. Anything not existing.

Declension[edit]

or

Adjective[edit]

yok

  1. there isn't, there aren't (not a verb in Turkish language)
    Maalesef sınıfımda pek fazla yakışıklı çocuk yok.
    Unfortunately there aren't many handsome guys in my class at all.
  2. not existing
    Pirinç var mı? — Hayır, hiç yok.
    Is there any rice? — No, there isn't any.
  3. Expressing possession, equivalent of not have.
    Teyzem veya dayım yok.
    I don't have an aunt or an uncle.
  4. prohibited, forbidden
    Sigara içmek yok!
    No smoking cigarettes!

Antonyms[edit]

  • var (there is, there are, have)
  • yasak (forbidden)